scramble

  1. JoanOfArc007

    Abolitionists and the Scramble for Africa

    The following articles provides a few examples of the many European Christians whom promoted the abolition of slavery in Africa in the 19th century. One of the chief justifications for this so-called 'scramble for Africa' was a desire to stamp out slavery once and for all. Shortly before...
  2. R

    Why did Imperial Germany fail the Scramble for Africa ?

    As we all know Germany was not able to establish a large colonial empire. Even the French - with their relatively weak industry - managed to conquer most of North Africa. Italy and Portugal also managed to get some colonies, although the size of their industries' was even smaller than that of...
  3. thestrateger

    Morocco, the Western Sahara and the situation before the scramble for Africa

    Were the modern territories of de jure Morocco and the Western Sahara considered by their residents (of centuries ago) before European Imperialism in the area as one and are they considered as one/should be one according to the modern residents? This question has some implications on the...
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    Scramble For Africa

    The Scramble for Africa (1880-1900) was a period of rapid colonization of the African continent by European powers. The "Dark Continent", so named for the rain forests which graced the Congo River in the equatorial area of Western Africa. I view this as a denuding of the continent and would...